• Clemson clash: Governor, coach at odds over helmet law

    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson football coach Dabo Swinney and Gov. Nikki Haley, a Clemson graduate, are on the opposite sides of the field about a helmet law for South Carolina.

  • Scores greet Little League champs home in upstate New York

    ENDWELL, N.Y. (AP) — Thousands of supporters welcomed the new Little League World Series champions home to the Binghamton area.

  • In this undated photo provided by the MR Research Center some trained dogs involved in a study to investigate how dog brains process speech sit around a scanner in Budapest, Hungary. Scientists have found that dogs use the same brain areas as humans to process language. A study published in the journal Science showed that dogs process words with the left hemisphere and use the right hemisphere to process intonation. (Borbala Ferenczy/MR Research Center via AP)

    Good boy! Dogs know what you’re saying, study suggests

    BERLIN (AP) — Scientists have found evidence to support what many dog owners have long believed: man’s best friend really does understand some of what we’re saying.

  • This NOAA satellite image taken Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at 12:45 AM EDT shows large amounts of clear skies across a majority of the eastern United States. Thunderstorms and moderate rain showers remain over Minnesota and Wisconsin, sinking towards the south. Both Tropical Depression Eight and Tropical Depression Nine are also in view, with Eight poised to impact North Carolina soon even if the system is poorly organized at the moment. (NOAA/Weather Underground via AP)

    North Carolina warily watching 2 tropical weather systems

    BUXTON, N.C. (AP) — A tropical weather system off the coast of North Carolina’s Outer Banks is expected to strengthen in the next day, bringing winds up to 45 mph and heavy rains that could flood low-lying areas, officials said.

    Updated: 8:16 am

  • ‘Sicario’ actors to begin Albuquerque production

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A new television pilot starting two actors from the movie “Sicario” is set to begin production in Albuquerque.

  • UPDATES WORDING - This combination of two satellite images provided by AllSource Analysis shows a suspected mass grave site with tire tracks leading to a ravine, top left, and evidence of digging along the ravine at Badoush Prison in Mosul, Iraq, on Nov. 13, 2015, left, and the site on July 17, 2014, right. An analysis by The Associated Press has found 72 mass graves left behind by Islamic State extremists in Iraq and Syria, and many more are expected to be discovered as the group loses territory. (AllSource Analysis via AP)

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  • Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj, right, greets U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016. Kerry is on a three-day visit to India. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das)

    Kerry in India for strategic, commercial talks

    NEW DELHI (AP) — The United States and India agreed Tuesday to boost counterterrorism cooperation by expanding intelligence sharing about known or suspected extremists and terrorist threats.

    Updated: 9:14 am

  • Starbucks barista Oliver Savage poses for a photo in front of a Starbucks store near where he works Monday, Aug. 29, 2016, in Seattle. Savage is joining other workers and city leaders in pushing for new "secure scheduling" rules for retail and food-service businesses with hourly employees, including requiring them to schedule shifts two weeks in advance, and offer hours to existing employees before hiring new staff. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

    Seattle weighs new rules for businesses with hourly workers

    SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle leaders have proposed new rules for retail and food-service businesses with hourly employees, including requiring them to schedule shifts two weeks in advance and compensate workers for some last-minute changes — the latest push by a city that has led the nation in mandating worker benefits.

  • In this Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, photo, a wall with symbols of China partially blocks the view of the Resorts World property in Las Vegas. The Asian-themed casino property is projected to open in 2019. (AP Photo/John Locher)

    Vegas, Asian investors betting on Sin City’s Chinese tourism

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Sin City and Asian investors are going all in on Chinese tourism as some of Las Vegas’ latest developments on and off the Strip target Chinese nationals and Chinese-Americans.

    Updated: 11:40 am

  • Rodney Earl Sanders, of Kosciusko, Miss., leaves the Durant Municipal Building after an initial appearance in court Monday, Aug. 29, 2016, in Durant, Miss. Sanders was charged with two counts of capital murder in the slayings of Sisters Margaret Held and Paula Merrill, both 68. The nuns, who were nurse practitioners, were found stabbed to death last week in their home. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

    Prosecutor to mull death penalty opposition in nuns’ slaying

    DURANT, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi prosecutor said she hasn’t decided whether to seek the death penalty for a man charged with killing two nuns who dedicated their lives to helping people in one of the poorest counties in the nation.